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Ozawa Bineshi Albert, with Casey Camp-Horinek (right).

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October 14, 2019 | Video

Rigged No More

One day, Pawnee Tribal member Walter Echo-Hawk stumbled upon a worrying scene. Next to his home, oil and gas workers were surveying for fracking. The U.S. government had approved 17 oil and gas leases on Pawnee land without consulting or even notifying the Tribal members. This is the story of how that happened, and how the Pawnee Nation fought back.

October 3, 2019 | Video

Reclaiming the Klamath

For the Yurok, the fight to protect the Klamath River and the Tribe’s way of life goes back centuries. The Yurok Tribe turned to the courts for restitution and joined forces with Earthjustice and commercial fishing families to protect the Klamath's salmon.

September 17, 2019 | Video

The Climate Strikers

Sarah, a high school freshman, is part of a global movement of youth who are demanding change to address the climate crisis. Earthjustice stands in solidarity with young people around the world who fight for climate action.

September 16, 2019 | Video

We Were Born Here, We’re Going to Die Here: A Family’s Fight Against the Border Wall

Dr. Ramiro Ramirez, a plaintiff in a lawsuit to halt construction of the border wall, shares the story of the Hidalgo County, Texas-based Jackson Ranch Church and Cemetery and Eli Jackson Cemetery, which are considered historic landmarks. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol awarded contracts for 11 miles of border wall that could threaten the chapel and cemeteries in August. Sarah Burt, the Earthjustice litigator working the case, discusses the legal implications.

September 12, 2019 | Video

A Healing Journey: The Nimiipuu Canoe Project

For thousands of years, the Nimiipuu people piloted their canoes along the tumbling waters of the Snake River. But after dams were built and the river choked off, a tradition was lost for over 100 years. Until now.

June 14, 2019 | Video

Real Justice Is Under Threat

Wealthy corporations and powerful special interests are pushing Congress and the Trump administration to limit access to the courts.

June 6, 2019 | Video

Battleground: The Fight for Solar

The fossil fuel industry and power companies across the country see the rise of rooftop solar as a threat to their business model. This is the story of how Earthjustice and our partners fought for energy democracy in Nevada.

March 21, 2019 | Video

Inside the Case: The Fight to Ban Chlorpyrifos

On the eve of the Mar. 26 hearing in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Earthjustice attorney Patti Goldman breaks down Earthjustice's case seeking a ban on chlorpyrifos nationwide.